Posted in Distribution Negotiating Reporting

Consultancy Creates Firm To Capture Travel Bookings Irrespective Of Channel

Partners in KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions joined a former meetings tech entrepreneur to enable organizations across the travel management spectrum to capture bookings made anywhere….

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Posted in Distribution Methods Suppliers

CWT CEO Ekert: Don’t Call myCWT An Online Booking Tool (Just Book Through It, Online)

Carlson Wagonlit Travel last year renamed its mobile app myCWT and used its technology to build a desktop/laptop/browser-based booking interface. CEO Kurt Ekert doesn’t want to…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Enterprise To Buy Deem

Enterprise Holdings plans to acquire Deem by the end of this quarter as part of a deal announced Thursday. The companies did not disclose terms….

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Posted in Culture Distribution Suppliers

TripActions CEO Cites Immaturity In Supplier Relations As Southwest Makes Vaguely Threatening Statement

[UPDATE, Feb. 7 2019: Delta and TripActions have reconciled with one another. More here.] As of December, Southwest Airlines was curious about how TripActions was…

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Posted in Distribution Productivity Suppliers

Caroline Strachan On The Move To Attribute-Based Online Travel Shopping

Corporate online booking tools have their detractors. Everyone has an opinion on how to make them better. That includes Festive Road managing partner Caroline Strachan….

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

TripActions Stops Booking Delta While The Two Companies Negotiate

[UPDATE, Feb. 7 2019: Delta and TripActions have reconciled with one another. More here.] TripActions has stopped booking Delta Air Lines through proprietary interfaces after…

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Posted in Distribution Payment Reporting

United Revealed As Airline Participating In ARC Test Of Blockchain For Corporate Travel

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) announced the completion of a proof of concept with Blockskye for the use of blockchain in corporate travel. The billing and…

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